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Considerable attention has been given to micro-irrigation technologies by policymakers to help farmers in overcoming water scarcity problems. In this paper, the potential impacts of MIS on farmers' livelihood and economic viability of using drip in banana cultivation were analyzed using discounted...

Author(s)
Kiruthika, S.; Kumar, D. S.
Publisher
Applied and Natural Science Foundation, Haridwar, India
Citation
Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 2020, 12, 3, pp 312-318
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East African highland cooking bananas (EA-AAA) are a staple food and major source of calories for Ugandans. Cooking bananas are considerably wasted along the postharvest chain majorly due to poor handling and ripening. Banana waste is a potential source of secondary products such as pectin, wine,...

Author(s)
Mugampoza, D.; Gafuma, S.; Kyosaba, P.; Namakajjo, R.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Food Research, 2020, 9, 5, pp 67-77
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Certification of banana plantations is widely used as a device for protecting and improving socio-economic conditions of wageworkers, including their incomes, working conditions and - increasingly - voice [related to labour relations and workplace representation]. However, to date, evidence about...

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Rijn, F. van; Fort, R.; Ruben, R.; Koster, T.; Beekman, G.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agriculture and Human Values, 2020, 37, 2, pp 353-370
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Starch branching enzyme (SBE) has rarely been studied in common starchy banana fruits. For the first time, we report here the molecular characterization of seven SBE (MaSBE) and six SBE (MbSBE) genes in the banana A- and B-genomes, respectively, which could be classified into three distinct...

Author(s)
Miao HongXia; Sun PeiGuang; Liu Qing; Liu JuHua; Jia CaiHong; Zhao DongFang; Xu BiYu; Jin ZhiQiang
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Horticulture Research, 2020, 7, 101, pp (01 July 2020)
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A field experiment was conducted during 2016-19 to standardize the fertilizer dose and scheduling for growth, yield and quality of banana under subtropical conditions at Research Farm of ICAR-Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture, Rehmankhera, Lucknow. The highest mean pseudo stem girth...

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Dinesh Kumar; Ram Kumar; Singh, V. K.; Srivastava, K. K.; Rajan, S.
Publisher
Horticultural Society of India, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Horticulture, 2020, 77, 2, pp 254-260
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Objective: The composite coating was prepared by using sodium alginate (SA) and silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) for banana preservation. The preservation effects of SA-AgNP composite coating during banana storage period were studied to provide a new solution for banana shelf life physiological quality ...

Author(s)
Lan YuanYuan; Wei Lei; Du LiangWei; Feng JiaXun; Wang YanHui
Publisher
Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Nanning, China
Citation
Journal of Southern Agriculture, 2020, 51, 7, pp 1584-1590
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Background: The treatment inadequacy and toxicity associated with conventional anti-malarial, anti-inflammatory and analgesic drugs has called for the search of alternatives from medicinal plants, particularly, their phytochemicals with inherent pharmacological properties. In the present study,...

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Jigam, A. A.; Musa, R.; Abdullahi, A.; Lawal, B.
Publisher
SpringerOpen, Heidelberg, Germany
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Clinical Phytoscience, 2020, 6, 56, pp (14 August 2020)
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Background: In contrast to the 3 major aeroallergens tree pollen, grass pollen, and house dust mites, allergic rhinitis caused by herbal pollen has received comparatively little attention in recent clinical studies. Since various weeds flower during summer until fall, allergic rhinitis to weeds may ...

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Forkel, S.; Beutner, C.; Heetfeld, A.; Fuchs, T.; Schön, M. P.; Geier, J.; Buhl, T.
Publisher
S Karger AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Archives of Allergy and Immunology, 2020, 181, 2, pp 128-135
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Trichoderma virens is a plant beneficial fungus that interacts intimately with roots and boosts plant immunity against invading pathogens. Some Trichoderma species have been used to control vascular wilt pathogen Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense by enhancing host plant defence. In order to...

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Gopi Muthukathan; Poulomi Mukherjee; Darshana Salaskar; Shikha Pachauri; Himanshu Tak; Ganapathi, T. R.; Mukherjee, P. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
PMPP Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology, 2020, 110,
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Objective: The diversity of endophytic fungi of medicinal plants of Sarcandra glabra was analyzed, and the strains with strong antifungal activity were screened to lay a foundation for the search for new antimicrobial resources. Method: Endophytic fungi with strong anti-microbial activities were...

Author(s)
Song LiSha; Jiang Ni; Zu-Zai Lan; Zhang ZhanJiang
Publisher
Editorial Department of Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Chengdu, China
Citation
Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2020, 33, 5, pp 987-994

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